Gunmen Kill 5 In Plateau
Gunmen on Thursday night killed five people in K/Vom village of Vwang District in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state.Daily Trust reports that the incident occurred at about 10:30pm when the gunmen stormed a relaxation spots and shot sporadically.How DSS personnel was killed in PlateauGunmen kill traditional ruler in Plateau, 3 in Benue, 1 in Nasarawa, 2 soldiers in AbiaPlateau state Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, confirmed the incident to newsmen at the scene of the incident, describing it as unfortunate.The commissioner said, “Last night, some yet to be identify gunmen a...
Former commissioner laments neglect of Eastern Obolo, an oil-producing area in Akwa Ibom
A former commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Iroikak Ikan has lamented the neglect of his Eastern Obolo local government area by the Akwa Ibom government despite its oil production status.Not even one kilometre of the road had been constructed by the state government since the creation of the state, according to Ikan, an indigene of the.area.In an interview in Uyo, Ikan who served as a member of the state executive council during the administration of Obong Victor Attah said the only road project embarked upon by the present administration in the state covering about 6 kilometres has since been a...
Facts About Zamfara State FGs Infrastructure Refund
The present Zamfara State Government through its finance commissioner is claiming that funds paid by the Federal Government for Federal roads executed by the administration of Dr Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari to the tune of N60 billion were squandered.The commissioner in his interview granted to newsmen has laid bare his lack of understanding of Government/public finance in a fast paced digital world in trying to blame H.E Yari for their 16 months failure and ineptitude so far.In a typical fashion, the commissioner contradicted himself where he said , in correspondence of letters between Zamfara Sta...
Poll watchdog worried over newly Duterte-nominated Comelec commissioner
Poll watchdog Kontra Daya believes that the ties of the newly nominated Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner lawyer Michael Braganza Peloton with the Duterte administration would only worsen the credibility issues hounding the poll body, including the forthcoming 2022 elections.A native of Davao, Peloton, before his nomination to the poll body, has served as a board member in the Board of Directors and Management of the Philippine Reclamation Authority in 2018 and was a technical assistant in the Presidential Management Staff of the Office of the President in 2017.“It cannot be denie...
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Kogi commissioner charged with rape
KOGI STATE commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga has been charged to court for alleged rapedPolice on Tuesday in Abuja perfected charges against Danga for the alleged rape and brutalisation of one Elizabeth Oyeniyi, earlier this year, in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.The police filed a seven-count charge against the commissioner at a Federal High Court in Abuja.Read Also:The commissioner is to be arraigned alongside one Success Omadivi, 35.The offences leveled against Danga include falsification of documents and threatening a medical officer to forge a test result, having carnal...
Another commissioner dumps Obaseki 10 days to election
Barely 10 days to the governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has again lost another member of his executive.Joseph Ikpea, who tendered his resignation letter on Wednesday.Until his resignation, Ikpea was the Commissioner in charge of the Minerals, Oil and Gas ministry.In his resignation letter dated 9 September, and addressed to Governor Obaseki, Ikpea cited trust, respect and interest for his resignation.He also said he is unable to abandon the party (All Progressives Congress) he has helped to nurture in his council area and the state in general.“Politics is all about in...
Joseph Ikpea another Obaseki commissioner quits 10 days to Edo poll
Barely 10 days to the governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has again lost, Joseph Ikpea, another member of his cabinet.Ikpea tendered his resignation letter on Wednesday.His departure comes barely 10 days to the governorship elections in the state, in which Obaseki is seeking a re-election.Until his resignation, Ikpea was the Commissioner in charge of the Minerals, Oil and Gas ministry.In his resignation letter dated 9 September, and addressed to Governor Obaseki, Ikpea cited reason of trust, respect and interest for his resignation.He also attributed his reason to his i...
Oyo commissioner accuses FG of bias in state funding
Oyo State Government has accused the Federal Government of neglecting the state in its allocation of special funds and resources to States to combat Covid-19.Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism, Wasiu Olatubosun said the efforts and success of the battle against COVID-19 in Oyo State were as a result of the resourcefulness of the State governments in using the meagre income accruable to the State in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.Oltunbosun said the State administration has committed over twenty thousand testing kits to community testing alone, adding that the post-COVID-19 heal...
Education will reduce gender based violence, says gender official
Keeping the girl child at school by fighting early marriages is a critical method of preventing gender based violence, according to a senior official in the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.Ms Angella Nakafeero, the commissioner in charge gender and social development says that when a more girls are educated, the rights of women will not be easily violated.“We need to say no to child marriages, genital female mutilation and other vices that violate the rights of women. We should keep the girls at school and ensure that their homes are safe,” she said.She was speaking at the ha...
Monday Morning Quarterback: Should college football have a commissioner or other governing body?
Speaking at a news conference Monday, Nick Saban was asked what his thoughts were on whether college football needed a commissioner. The Alabama coach said he thinks it’s important “that we have something or someone, some organizational body that can bring everyone together.”Saban went on to say “And I don’t know if that’s a commissioner, if it’s some council, I don’t know if it’s a committee someplace. I really don’t know the best way to do that, but I do think that it would benefit college football if the five major conferences could always sort of come together on what’s best for college fo...